MATCH 37 (ECS21.867) HAIDREE LIONS (HAL) v BLACK CAPS (BCP) 0830 GMT | 0930 CET | 1400 IST
HAL Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 108, Avg Score Against 102)
BCP Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 140, Avg Score Against 101)
HAIDREE LIONS (HAL)
Captain: Rauf Zaman
Wicketkeeper: Yasir Khan
Projected Top Four: Jeevan Lasmal,Yasir Mehmood, Syed Tanveer, Raza Ihsan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Raza Ihsan, Taimoor Zeb
Spin Options: Kahyal Afridi, Shabbi Ul Hassan, Ali Raza
HAIDREE LIONS Key Players:
Jeevan Lasmal, the right handed opener has been in sublime form top scoring for HAL with 206 runs in eight games.
Yasir Mehmood, hard hitting opening batter, mustered a 26-ball 63 vs NFCC on Saturday. Joint third highest scorer for HAL racking up 109 in eight games. He has also picked up THREE wickets.
Syed Tanveer, swashbuckling all-rounder, top wicket taker for HAL scalping SIX wickets in six games including a best return of 3-13. He has plundered 109 runs in five innings at a SR of 273.
Zeeshan Khan, right handed batter, second highest run scorer for HAL racking up 113 runs in four games.
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Projected Top Four: Resham Singh, Waqas Akhtar, Pawandeep, Tejwinder Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Tejwinder Singh, Gurwinder Singh
Spin Options: Gagandeep Singh
BLACK CAPS Key Players:
Waqas Akhtar, the all-rounder has been in good form of late, second highest scorer for BCP racking up 212 runs in 10 games. Returned outstanding figures of 6-10 vs LIZ last Wednesday. He leads the wickets column with 16 scalps to his name.
Kulwinder Singh, talented right handed batter, top scorer for BCP mustering 258 runs in 10 games at a SR of 311 including an unbeaten knock of 72 off 22 balls.
Gurpratap Singh, hard hitting right hander, has mustered 171 runs in six games at a strike rate of 241. Mustered 53 off 19 balls vs CYM on Wednesday. He has also scalped SIX wickets.
Rajwinder Brar, the skipper led from the front picking up the most wickets for his side in the Encore. Second highest wicket taker for BCP this time around scalping 11 wickets.
Debutants Haidree Lions made a significant leap from sixth to third in the standings by beating CES twice on Wednesday. On a four-match winning streak, can HAL keep their winning run going against leaders Black Caps?
Match Prediction: Black Caps (BCP) to win comprehensively.
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